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Roofers, Local 42


Office of Labor-Management Enforcement

The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) conducts both civil and criminal investigations of alleged violations of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) and related laws.

These investigations by OLMS District Offices involve issues such as embezzlements of union funds, union officer elections, the filing of required reports by unions and others with OLMS, and the imposition of trusteeships over subordinate unions by a parent body. These investigations may result in legal enforcement actions.

June 16th, 2005On June 16, 2005, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Timothy C. Burke, the former business manager-financial secretary of Local 42, Roofers, pled guilty to one count of embezzling $31,470 in union funds. Burke was previously indicted on March 16, 2005, following an investigation by the OLMS Cincinnati District Office.